Dozen killed and scores injured in car bomb blast in Afghanistan

Kabul: At least 10 people had been killed and 37 others wounded in a car bomb blast that happened at the enterence gate to the sports stadium in Lashkar Gah city of Afghanistan on Friday, AFP reported.

According to the Helmand province’s police spokesperson Salam Afghan,  the explosion happened at a time when spectators were leaving the stadium after the wrestling match had finished.The explosion was so powerful that it rocked the whole city.

The Italian NGO Emergency said four dead and 35 wounded had been taken to its hospital in the city. “We heard a loud explosion from our surgical centre in the city,” Emergency tweeted. “35 wounded already taken to our hospital, another 4 were dead on arrival. No group has claimed responsibility of the explosion.

This is a developing story and further reports awaited.

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